Hui Mei Wong

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The Uncanny Power of Weird Fiction

From Leonora Carrington to Haruki Murakami, disparate writers tap into something universal when they channel the bizarre.<p>In volume one of Clive Barker’s <i>Books of Blood</i> series, the 1984 story “In the Hills, the Cities” describes how the citizenry of competing villages lash themselves together to form …

The Best Locked-Room Mysteries: When Impossible Crimes Aren't

I don't care how old we get -- as long as we retain a sense of wonder, we'll stay young and live a happier life than those too-cool-for-school cynics who have a weary, ho-hum, is-that-all-there-is response to magic shows, fireworks, and locked-room mysteries.<p>After a half-century of reading more …

'Why criticise?' Young Russians in conversation with Putin and Lavrov

If Russian officials are seeking unconditional support on anything from policy to fashion sense, then they need not look further than the Seliger youth camp.<p>Seliger is run by Nashi, the Kremlin’s youth organisation and is advertised as an educational forum. This year’s programme tackled themes of …

You Are Beautiful: Beneath Facades to the Light Within

Beauty can at once empower or defeat a woman. But when considered for its deeper, spiritual meaning, it has a lasting, blessing influence.<p>The Dove Real Beauty sketches that went viral this year paint an eye-opening portrait of women and how critically they often view themselves.<p>Surprisingly, only 4 …

Powerful Inmate Portraits Paired with Letters to Younger Self

When photographer Trent Bell discovered that his friend–educated, employed, married, and a father of four–was sentenced to thirty-six years in prison, he was extremely distraught and, haunted by this terrible reality, he was inspired to create this powerful photo series entitled <i>Reflect: Convicts'</i> …

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